Dr. Wingfield attended medical school at UT Southwestern and completed her Internal Medicine Residency and Geriatrics Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. She specializes in geriatric medicine and is the Director of UT Southwestern’s Perioperative Optimization of Senior Health (POSH) Program, as well as an attending geriatrics physician at UTSW hospitals. Her clinical interests include care of the hospitalized elder, geriatric primary care and perioperative care of older adults. She has a passion for medical education and quality improvement. Outside of medicine, Dr. Wingfield enjoys reading, spending time with her family and playing with her 2 Labrador retrievers.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2011)
Duke University Medical Center (2014), Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center (2016), Geriatric Medicine

Research Interest

  • New Models of Care
  • Perioperative Care of Older Adults


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Cancer Screening in Older Adults.
Wingfield SA, Heflin MT Clin. Geriatr. Med. 2016 Feb 32 1 17-33

Honors & Awards

  • Hemphill-Gojer Award in Internal Medicine
    UT Southwestern (2011)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical Honor Society (2010)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Geriatric Society (2016)